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Cotuit Chronicles Lecture Series: A History of Howard Johnson's

Presented by Historical Society of Santuit and Cotuit at Cotuit Library , Cotuit MA

Jun 16 2022
Cotuit Chronicles Lecture Series: A History of Howard Johnson's

Join prolific author and historian Anthony Sammarco for a vivid history of the iconic orange roofed empire known as Howard Johnson’s.

Howard Johnson created an orange-roofed empire of ice cream stands and restaurants that stretched from Maine to Florida, and all the way to the West Coast.

With a reputation for good food at affordable prices, hungry customers would regularly return for more. The attractive white Colonial Revival restaurants, with eye-catching porcelain tile roofs, illuminated cupolas and sea blue shutters, were described in "Reader's Digest" in 1949 as the epitome of "eating places that
look like New England

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This event is free. Donations welcome.

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Cotuit Library

871 Main Street , Cotuit, MA 02635

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